The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 90 82 135
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +53
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 48 71 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 2.14% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 8
Median daily rate £350 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £316 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £486 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2590 3154 3247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.46% 95.26% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 2017 2095
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 221 185
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +12 16 £375 +26.05% 1
Bristol -27 12 £325 -27.77% 7
Wiltshire +13 10 £350 -6.66% 2
Somerset +27 4 £325 -18.75% 2
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 60 (77.92%) SQL
2 50 (64.94%) SQL Server
3 34 (44.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (38.96%) Oracle
5 28 (36.36%) Unix
6 27 (35.06%) Oracle Database
7 23 (29.87%) Windows
7 23 (29.87%) Linux
8 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
9 19 (24.68%) SAN
9 19 (24.68%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
11 17 (22.08%) Solaris
12 16 (20.78%) Finance
12 16 (20.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
13 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (19.48%) Clustering
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (16.88%) Data Management
15 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (15.58%) Ingres
16 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.58%) SQL Optimisation
16 12 (15.58%) High Availability

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.60%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) SAN
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 4 (5.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (64.94%) SQL Server
2 34 (44.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (35.06%) Oracle Database
5 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (20.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (15.58%) Ingres
11 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (11.69%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (3.90%) OLTP
15 2 (2.60%) DB2
15 2 (2.60%) SAP BI
15 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
15 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.30%) tSQLt
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Local Government
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.60%) RESTful
3 2 (2.60%) WSDL
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Clustering
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.49%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Unix
2 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 23 (29.87%) Windows
3 17 (22.08%) Solaris
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) SUSE
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (16.88%) Data Management
3 12 (15.58%) High Availability
3 12 (15.58%) SQL Optimisation
4 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (12.99%) ERP
6 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.39%) Business Continuity
7 8 (10.39%) ETL
8 7 (9.09%) E-business
9 6 (7.79%) Server Patching
10 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.19%) Change Management
10 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.19%) Project Management
10 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) SQL
2 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
4 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.79%) VBScript
6 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MCSA
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (7.79%) Data Guard
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.79%) SCCM
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) SAP
3 8 (10.39%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Endeca
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Sun
5 3 (3.90%) Teradata
6 2 (2.60%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) hybris
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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